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Nordstrom Makes Down-To-Earth Appeal To High-End Market With $425 Fake Mud Jeans

Added: 26.04.2017 22:08 | 2 views | 0 comments

A pair of $425 men's jeans is getting heat online for it's Americana feel with "crackled, caked-on muddy coating." Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givhan explains that these pants are a part of the fashion industry's desire to be authentic and edgy.


Report: UN Memo Says Obamacare Repeal Might Break International Law

Added: 26.04.2017 16:17 | 8 views | 0 comments

The United Nations sent an urgent appeal to the Trump administration earlier this year warning that the repeal of Obamacare could be a violation of several international conventions that bind the United States, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday.


Julian Assange: Donald Trump declared 'war on free speech' by rekindling WikiLeaks probe

Added: 26.04.2017 16:00 | 9 views | 0 comments

The Trump administration's recent escalation of an Obama-era probe into WikiLeaks has amounted to a "war on free speech," the website's editor, Julian Assange, said Tuesday.
Mr. Assange defended WikiLeaks against fresh claims from the Trump administration in an op-ed published Tuesday in The Washington Post, taking particular aim at ...


Forget the Critics. Trump's Off to a Successful Start

Added: 26.04.2017 12:28 | 9 views | 0 comments

, Washington Post
Despite the best efforts of the White House "PR apparatus" to sell the president’s first 100 days as a success, the New York Times declared in an editorial, the new administration has, in fact, been plagued by "many missteps" including a "bungled sales job" on his first major legislative initiative and a "snakebit" confirmation process, all of which have produced "a flurry of articles bemoaning the lack of focus in the White House." The first 100 days, the Times declared, is a period the president "might prefer to...


Mattis and Trump: The Odd Couple That Works

Added: 26.04.2017 12:21 | 5 views | 0 comments

, Washington Post
As President Trump nears the 100-day benchmark, it's a good moment to examine the relationship that has evolved between the mercurial and inexperienced commander in chief and his unflappable Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. It's an unlikely partnership, but so far it mostly seems to work. Trump may have relatively few domestic-policy accomplishments to show after three months, but he can take credit for selecting a generally solid national-security team and for listening to its advice.


Assange: CIA Director Declares War on Free Speech

Added: 26.04.2017 3:44 | 8 views | 0 comments

CIA Director Mike Pompeo is waging war on free speech in his attacks on WikiLeaks, the website's editor wrote Tuesday at The Washington Post.


Republicans Latest Offer To Keep Government Open Past Friday Includes No Border Wall Money

Added: 25.04.2017 21:11 | 11 views | 0 comments

The Washington Post reported Tuesday Republicans have submitted a new offer to Democrats to keep the government open past Friday’s deadline that includes no new money for the construction of a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to several congressional aides familiar with ongoing talks. Congressional Republicans are eager to avoid a shutdown over a spending impasse and submitted the offer without any funding for the wall, several House and Senate aides said. Part of the new border security funding would go to repairing existing fencing and new surveillance technology to patrol the nearly 2,000-mile border, eported. Disagreements remain between the two sides remain...

House Oversight Committee: Ex-National Security Advisor 'Likely Broke Law' For Income Lapse

Added: 25.04.2017 19:06 | 9 views | 0 comments

The Washington Post reported Tuesday the heads of the House Oversight Committee both believe former national security advisor Michael Flynn likely broke the law by failing to disclose foreign income he earned from both Turkey and Russia. Flynn neither received permission nor fully disclosed the income he earned for a speaking engagement in Russia nor lobbying efforts on behalf of Turkey, eported. Both committee chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and ranking member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) reviewed two classified memos and Flynn’s disclosure form in a private briefing earlier in the day and discovered the missing income, the report said. “Personally I see no evidence or no data to...

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Poll: Majority of Americans Say Obamacare Should Be Kept, Fixed

Added: 25.04.2017 15:29 | 5 views | 0 comments

Sixty-one percent of Americans say Obamacare should be kept and fixed, while 37 percent say the healthcare law should be repealed and replaced, an ABC News/Washington Post poll found.


Poll: American Voters Panning Course Trump, Congress Taking To Replace Obamacare

Added: 25.04.2017 15:07 | 9 views | 0 comments

The Washington Post reported Tuesday American voters are panning the course President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are going down to replace the Affordable Care Act, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll reveals. Large majorities of voters oppose the ideas at the heart of the latest GOP plan allowing states to choose whether to keep the ACA’s insurance protection for people with preexisting medical problems and its guarantee of specific health benefits. By an overwhelming margin, the report says, voters want to maintain the current health-care law blocking insurers from charging more or denying coverage to customers with medical conditions. Those stark numbers, eported,...

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